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Cafe Gourmand

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Avenue de France, Bujumbura, Burundi
+257 22 27 72 45
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Bujumbura, Burundi
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is one of the best places in Bujumbura. Plenty of sitting space (indoor and outdoor). Extensive selection of tarts and pastries. Quite a decent selection of sandwiches. Its either getting their bread on the go or sitting down and having an Opera pastry (my sons fav) and a croque monsieur and a minty pinnade this cafe never disappoints. The... More 

Thank kashmcdash
San Diego, California
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to get your trendy breakfast drink. Enjoy the AC and WiFi. Very clean, great customer service. A place to plan your visit.

Thank IBPeter
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Deserves to be #1 We were a party of 6. Service was prompt, professional and all spoke English well. Food was great and I had the best chocolate shake I think I have ever tasted.

Thank Lee W
Bujumbura Mairie Province, Burundi
1 review
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Good to visit the place if you like a good coffee, nice tea, and very tasty bread. you can take your food in the same place or take away. I highly recommend it for young travelers boys and girls

Thank lgashubije
Grez-Doiceau, Belgium
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Probably on of the best place to enjoy a very well served coffee and local bakery. It has a good WIFI connection, waiters and waitress are friendly...

Thank dago2017
Chicago, Illinois
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83 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I just stopped in for a sandwich, and it was delicious. The bread was fresh, and so good. All the pastries looked amazing as well. Will try some next time!

Thank tsibanas
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

A town favorite. A little pricer than everywhere else but definitively worth it. I shop there 7 times a week!! Great pastries, sweets, and baked goods.

Thank Stephan P
Nairobi, Kenya
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196 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Tasty food with good seasoning and ingredients. The highlight here is the coffee (make sure you take some home with you, they also sell bags that are wrapped in a beautiful traditional cloth). Delicious cakes as well. A great place to park yourself with laptop and work for hours.

Thank N S
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Had urgent meeting and had to grab a quick lunch before going. This was amazing as lunch was provided very quickly with very nice welcoming staff. Cheers

Thank Shameena J
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Went there for a Sunday brunch and had a very difficult time choosing something to eat because it all looked so good! We ate on the rooftop patio in the gorgeous sunshine and had great views of the city. On the way out purchased some bakery items for later and was not disappointed!

Thank Mary Anne S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue de France, Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Location: Africa  >  Burundi  >  Bujumbura Mairie Province  >  Bujumbura
  • Phone Number: +257 22 27 72 45
"This authentic French boulangerie-patisserie offers freshly baked treats and a range of savoury pastries. Le Café Gourmand is open 7 days a week for eat-in or take-out. ["Gourmand" has an interesting history, literally translated as "greedy", how can a negative connotation can be associated with happiness on a plate?! The word is now used to describe one who has a love for fine food!]Indulge in a unique taste-bud tingling experience in the heart of Africa - be a gourmand! "

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?